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How to draw a floating / levitating cube

Amaze friends and family with your version of this anamorphic optical illusion: a floating/levitating cube. Though it may take some practice to get the proportions and shading right, this 3D quick trick tutorial by artist Jonathan Harris is a good starter, 15 minutes of work compressed into two.

Next: How To Draw Your Hand In 3D, How to draw a Penrose Rectangle & other impossible objects, Quirkology’s 10 Amazing Optical Illusions (and how to make them), and A Sketchy History Of Pencil Lead.

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